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on what else went wrong, here is lindsay murphy. >> reporter: so the all week long are redskins players preached not playing down to the level of their opponent. that's exactly what they did against the rams team that hadn't won at home since october 2008. >> we kind of expected oh, this is the rams, we will come in here and just beat them. but they are nfl team two. they get draft picks just like we do. and they prepare just like we did. we let them off the hook. >> reporter: the rams put up 14 points on the skins defense in the first quarter. from that point on it was an uphill battle. >> the defense just couldn't make a play. especially on third down. the third down situations where you would like to get them off the field. we didn't do that defensively. >> we beat ourselves. you know, we just didn't put ourselves in the game. we didn't take advantage of some opportunities. and that's what happened. >> this game took a two point lead early in the third quarter. but the rams with stephen jackson out of the game scored 16 unanswered points to hand the skins their 11th loss in 12 road g
. williams will undergo the mri tomorrow. for more on the injured pride of the team, here's our own lindsay murphy. >> reporter: 20-7, the halftime score and the most points the redskins have scored in a 1st half since week 16 back in 2007. the 2nd half was a different story and the result a stunning loss to the houston texans. >> that really hurts. that's coming from myself and a lot of other players. they escaped with a victory. they got lucky. i feel like they got lucky, that we let this one slip. >> reporter: there were multiple game changing plays. the biggest? andre johnson's 34-yard touchdown with 2:03 left in the game tying the score at 27. >> make the play. get my hand in between the ball, jump up, create havoc. maybe if he outjumps me, hit the ball out when he's coming down, try to hit it at the high point. >> special teams two more daggers, first a blocked field goal with 6:40 left in the 4th quarter. then in overtime graham gano nailed a 52-yarder but only after the texans called a time- out. on his second attempt the ball would sail wide right. >> he's a good young kicker. we g
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. >>> this is fox 5 sports extra. [ music ] >> happy labour day weekend. i'm lindsay murphy. thanks for joining us tonight for sports extra. coming up on off the wall more on the nigel morgan brawl. plus the nationals try to put a spot to their big skid. but red skins team had to make their cuts by 6 p.m. this evening. they did not release the roster moves until 8:45. so after playing the waiting game for a while here is how the 75 person roster game the 58 month roster. willy parker had 16 carries for 50 yards and also four catches for 20 yards in three pre- season games for the red skins. parker didn't have enough quickness to make this team. the other cut is terrance austin. he had 146 yards and one td in the pre-season. he was a 7th round pick this year. he could make the practice squad which will be announced for tomorrow. >>> the other notable cuts. >> and then those who stuck around. and then in the back field. >> the university of marilyn made a big addition to their staff today. kevin anderson the athletic director at army since 2004 is now the new ad. he replaces debbie wh
'm lindsay murphy. thanks for joining us tonight for sports extra. coming up meet one of the top football recruit from the country. plus ryan zimmerman walks away with some pirates loot. >>> but first we have some red skins news. some good news as several sources said donovan mcnabb will start against the cowboys on sunday. after cutting 21 players yesterday a few will remain on the practice squad. the skins can keep eight players. only signed seven. all spent the pre-season with the team. here they are. teams can sign practice squad players to the active roster if there are injuries or needs during the season. >>> of the skins the six draft picks this past april only two remain on the 53-man roster. top pick trent williams number 72 is the team's left track will. and parry riley. number 53 out of is lsu was the skin's fourth round pick of the other draft picks. eric cook was released. dennis moore was traded to the st. louis rams. cares was released yesterday and signed to the practice squad today. >> you have to do what you think is best for your football team. the worst thing people do
] >> good evening, thanks for joining us tonight for sports extra. i'm lindsay murphy. coming up the nationals and orioles both struggle. for jason more of the same with his new team the oakland raiders. a look at today's nfc east action. start with the red skins who right now hold a 28-10. the lone td came from dangelo hall on a fumble return. meanwhile today on fox the nfc east double header. and a chance to look at the eagles and giants. they went 0-6 in the division last year. the phillies opening up at home against the packers. a tough opener for new qb hall was taken down hard by clay matthews. he would have to leave the game diagnosed with a concussion. enter michael vick. eagles down 20-3 in the third. first and ten and the blitz is coming. and look at this vintage vick he gets out of trouble and on the move a31-yard green to the green bay two hits set up a td to bring the eagles to within ten. later in the third packers still un ten. aaron rogers hooks up with greg jennings a beautiful pass. beautiful 32-yard td. green bay is up 27-10. we move two minutes left in this ga
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